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Science TV Nostalgia!

  1. Mar 28, 2009 #1
    I am so happy right now, because I just remembered something that I literally haven't thought of in about 24 years...


    "Eureka!" the TV show that used to be on Channel 13 PBS (WNET in New York anyway).

    I looked it up and there it is on Youtube...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=by-7kkAu2Pg


    God I used to love that crazy song. And then it got me to wondering about a bunch of other shows I used to watch on PBS (this was pretty much before I went to school, and also early grammar school).


    There was 321 Contact...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s2-LEBc2sO8


    I'm a sucker for cheesy songs, I know.


    Anyway...I have a question for you. And it's hard.


    There once was this other show which I cannot recall the name of; though it was one of my favorites at that time.


    Essentially, there was this guy on PBS dressed in a body suit, literally painted with organs all over it. And he would spend each episode tell viewers about the various organ systems. This was exactly where I had first learned about vertebrae, I'll never forget it. The guy had a man-fro of some sort to, as I recall (kind of a hippie show).



    Thing of it is though: I just can't remember the name of it. Any ideas?
     
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  3. Mar 28, 2009 #2

    Danger

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    I'm just getting blank panels for your examples.
    Couldn't help you anyhow, though; I never got cable until 4 years ago.

    edit: Never mind; the links are up now.
     
  4. Mar 28, 2009 #3
    PBS isn't cable. I didn't get cable until just before 9/11 myself, either.
     
  5. Mar 28, 2009 #4

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    I'm in Canada. PBS is available only on cable up here. :frown:
     
  6. Mar 28, 2009 #5

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    Do you remember approximately what year it was on. I do recall seeing something like that but didn't have any luck finding it. I would think there is a list of old pbs programs somewhere.

    I always like "In the News".
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2qAM6YU3N1g
     
  7. Mar 28, 2009 #6

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    Slim Goodbody (I am the google queen).

    http://www.retrojunk.com/details_tvshows/1920-mr-slim-goodbody/
     
  8. Mar 28, 2009 #7

    Ivan Seeking

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    tv show body organs suit
     
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  11. Mar 30, 2009 #10
    Julius Sumner Miller is the reason I'm in physics:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KCcZyW-6-5o

    I remember Slim Goodbody... but his white-guy fro was scary, while Julius' do somehow made the cut. Maybe being dressed in real clothes helped Julius out too.
     
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